Fall 2016 Issue

elcome to the Fall 2016 issue of Global Voices, the News and Events pages for the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William & Mary. It has been a rich and fruitful semester, with events ranging from a masterful win at the annual Raft Debate, to exciting experiences studying abroad and doing undergraduate research; in between, an illuminating talk on German detective fiction, a guest lecture on Japanese beauty queens, and a workshop on Dominican bachata, and much, much more! Of course, new research by MLL faculty, and new members of the department have a special spot in this issue.

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Fall 2016 Features:

  • Alexandra Wingate (HISP ’18) attends the London Rare Books School
  • Beauty Queens and Cross-Dressing Geisha
  • Breaking Stereotypes through French Cinema: Maryse Fauvel’s COLL 300 Experience
  • Kexin Ma (’17)’s J.LIVE Tea Talk
  • Meet Tomoyuki Sasaki, New Faculty in Japanese
  • New Faculty in Chinese Program Discusses Her Teaching and Research
  • Plumeri Award for 2016: Bruce Campbell
  • Plumeri Award for 2016: Teresa Longo
  • Presenting Sara Mattavelli, New Faculty in Italian Studies
  • Prof. Cate-Arries’ Class Opens the World to Spanish Civil War
  • Russian Studies’ Elena Prokhorova Wins 2016 Raft Debate
  • The Detective is (not) a Nazi: Professor Bruce Campbell Gives the Tack Lecture!
  • More In This Issue:

  • “Post-Humanism in the Anthropocene”
  • A Summer in Germany – Alternatives to Language Programs
  • Alexander and Elena Prokhorov Publish New Book on Soviet Cinema and TV
  • Berlin Christmas Market
  • China’s Monkey King
  • Citizens of Memory: Prof. Tandeciarz Presents on Human Rights in Post-Dictatorship Argentina
  • Dominican Bachata: Exploring Embodied Memories and Oral Histories
  • Fête de la Recherche 2016!
  • Inaugural William & Mary Libraries Faculty Scholar: Prof. Stock
  • Los 43: Remembering the Disappeared Students of Ayotzinapa
  • Meet J-House Tutor Norie Sakuma
  • The Global Search for Joy: Santiago de Compostela
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